Show #174 - Elbow Position for Serving

3 years ago


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Men’s World Cup - 0:58

We discuss the results and announce the winner of our competition.

Last #PQOTD - 5:20

How many times have you hit a "round the net” shot?

#PQOTD - 7:37

Who can break the Chinese domination?

This Day in History - 8:00

Australian Goldrush!

What to Practice? - 9:30

Ilia: I'm used to do a lot of footwork in my training. But when I face better players, I lose mostly due to my sloppy receive, 3rd, 4th ball attack skills. Is it good idea to abandon footwork for a while and dedicate 100% of the time to serve & receive drills?

Serving Elbow Position - 11:34

Eugene: What is the serving elbow position? Should I lock my elbow in the same position throughout the serve? Because I have a habit of lifting my arm up as on toss the ball up.

Improving Reaction Time - 13:40

Sutthikan: How do I improve my body reaction faster to hit the ball and make my eye catch up to the ball?

Topspin v Sidespin Contact - 16:17

Il: I have a problem with getting more topspin instead of sidespin topspin. I don't know how to brush the ball on the contact with the wrist - with straight line or closed (rounded contact)?

Soft Sponge vs Hard Sponge - 18:20

Ilia: Does the sponge hardness affect amount of spin you can generate on the serve? What gives more spin: soft or hard sponge?

Links in this Episode

Men's World Cup

Watch top table tennis at ITTF itTV

Training Secrets Course

Serving Secrets Course

Improving Your Reflexes

Forehand Topspin Against Block

Sidespin Forehand Topspin